Mohan Sithara Biography
Mohan Sithara, is a leading malayalam film music composer in Kerala. He began his career in 1986 with the film “Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare” (one to zero).
He began his musical career as a music director in film industry since 1986 with the film "Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare". The song Raree Rareeram Raro from this film was a big hit and thus he reserved his place in the array of music directors in Malayalam film industry. In 1989, he scored for the Blockbuster Malayalam movie, Chanakyan, starring Kamal Haasan. Then came big hits from him like Deepasthambam Mahasharyam, Mazhavillu. After a small gap, he had a bumper return with the grand success of songs in the Kalabhavan Mani starrer Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum.
Each and every songs of this film were super duper hits and a glittering period of his career followed. More and more hits came from him like Karumaadikuttan,Ishtam,Rakshasa Rajavu,Mr.Brahmachari,Nammal,Kootu, Kunjikoonan,Sadananthante Samayam,Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum, Swapnakoodu,War & Love,Kazcha,Raapakal,Thanmathra etc. Sithara is famous for the folk touch in his songs, but also the western touch in his songs from Nammal, Swapnakoodu, Hridayathil Sookshikkaan etc were also acclaimed by music lovers.
At present Sithara runs a music college at Thrissur,which is his native. He gave music for the National awarded film "KARUTHAPAKSHIKAL" directed by Kamal in 2006 and produced by Kaladharan K. V. This film was National awarded for the best feature film for family welfare in 2006. He done music for the Film "AAKASATHOLAM" of Santhosh Sathya (Not released yet) and also for the film "MISS INDIA" (Not released yet) of Kamal. Still he continues as a shining star among music directors in Malayalam films.